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The 2019 Westwood Volleyball Tryouts are Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd. Tryouts will include both fitness and volleyball court skill testing. Included in fitness testing is a one mile run (under 8 minutes), height, standing reach, block jump and approach jump. Below is the TENTATIVE schedule for the 2019 volleyball tryouts. Incoming freshman should attend the freshman session, incoming sophomores should attend the JV session and lastly juniors/seniors/varsity returners should attend the varsity session. Tryouts are split into two sessions, some athletes may be asked to attend a different afternoon session other than their designated age level. These athletes will be notified after session one.
 
PHYSICALS
ALL Athletes MUST have an updated physical on file with the athletic trainers prior to tryouts on August 1st. Please DO NOT give physicals to the volleyball coaches, this must be delivered to the athletic trainers. If you attended the Westwood physicals in the spring then you are all set and they have your paperwork. If not, the athletic trainers will be available during team camp to collect physicals. It is best to turn them into the trainers in the morning so we suggest arriving around 9:00am to submit your physical. In addition to physicals there are several online forms that ALL athletes must complete. More information can be found on the athletic training website: https://www.warriorsports.org/athletic_training/Forms
 
TRYOUTS
  
Varsity - Seniors & Juniors
JV - Sophomores
Freshman 
 
Some athletes may be invited to attend a tryout session that does not align with their grade level. These athletes will be notified by email or in person by Coach Grant. See the schedule below for tryout times:  
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 1  **UPDATED**
Fitness Testing and Skill Evaluation - 1 Mile Run (under 8 minutes), Height, Standing Reach, Block Jump and Approach Jump
Varsity 7:00-9:30am
JV 9:00-11:30am
Freshman 11:00-1:00pm
**Athletes should meet on the turf to warm-up 15 minutes prior to start time**
 
Skill Evaluation 
Varsity 1:30-4:00pm (Varsity Team Announced)
JV/Freshman 4:30-7:00pm
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2  **UPDATED**  
Skill Evaluation 
JV/Freshman 9:30-12:30pm (Sub-Varsity Teams Announced)
 
Team Practice - Friday August 2nd  **UPDATED**   
 
Varsity Team Meeting 7:00-8:00am
Varsity Practices 8:00-10:00am and 1:00-4:00pm
JV/Freshman Team Meeting 2:00-3:30pm
JV/Freshman 3:30-5:30pm  
 
WARRIOR NIGHT will be held Friday August 2nd at 6:30pm in the Westwood HS Cafetorium. This is a MANDATORY player and parent meeting were you will meet the coaches and athletes in the program, learn about the program and season ahead, receive scorekeeper training, sign-up for volunteer requirements and much much more!
 
PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED Practice calendar below (please delete the calendar previously sent). Please keep in mind that should you make a Westwood Volleyball team you are required to be at ALL practices, games, tournaments and program events!  
 
Our team store will re-open on Thursday August 1st and will be open until Thursday August 8th. If you were not able to order apparel in May then you will have the opportunity to do so after teams are announced. As a reminder all athletes will need to have black Nike game spandex as well as white crew socks (Nike team shoes for Varsity), white knee pads, white shoes and if applicable white ankle braces.
 
Saturday August 3rd- Scrimmages 
7:00-8;00am Team Arrivals and Warm-Up for Scrimmage 
8:00-2:00pm Westwood Scrimmage (Hays, Cedar Park and Liberty Hill)